Candlepin throws NullPointerException when processing virt-who HypervisorUpdateJob

Solution Verified - Updated -


Candlepin fails to process virt-who reports.
IE: This report comes from a RHEL7 KVM/Libvirt hypervisor.
virt-who -o -d displays the error below among otherwise successful log messages:

2019-05-21 12:07:47,889 [virtwho.destination_-6444978012026516758 WARNING] MainProcess(29170):Thread-3 - Job status report without resultData: {u'finishTime': None, u'targetType': u'owner', u'updated': u'2019-05-21T10:07:32+0000', u'group': u'async group', u'created': u'2019-05-21T10:07:31+0000', u'resultData': None, u'statusPath': u'/jobs/hypervisor_update_f70fb8b9-1305-4fbe-8e2b-b4c548674280', u'targetId': u'**REDACTED**', u'principalName': u'foreman_admin', u'state': u'FAILED', u'done': True, u'result': None, u'startTime': u'2019-05-21T10:07:31+0000', u'ownerId': u'**REDACTED**', u'id': u'hypervisor_update_f70fb8b9-1305-4fbe-8e2b-b4c548674280', u'correlationId': u'861e1f22'}


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